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A British soldier with Lee-Enfield No. 4 rifle on a street in Caen, France, 9 Jul 1944American 105mm Howitzer M3 shelling German forces near Carentan, France, 11 Jul 1944
A British soldier with Lee-Enfield No. 4 rifle on a street in Caen, France, 9 Jul 1944American 105mm Howitzer M3 shelling German forces near Carentan, France, 11 Jul 1944
The wrecks of 3 Horsa gliders in a field beside the Caen Canal near BĂ©nouville, Normandy, France, 12 Jul 1944.US Army personnel inspect an abandoned partially completed V-1 launching ramp near Cherbourg, France, 12 Jul 1944.
The wrecks of 3 Horsa gliders in a field beside the Caen Canal near BĂ©nouville, Normandy, France, 12 Jul 1944.US Army personnel inspect an abandoned partially completed V-1 launching ramp near Cherbourg, France, 12 Jul 1944.
African-American soldiers of the US Army bring taught how to detect and disarm mines, France, 13 Jul 1944An American locomotive was transferred from SS Seatrain Texas, Cherbourg, 13 Jul 1944, to replace one of the many destroyed during the Allied invasion of Normandy, photo 1 of 2
African-American soldiers of the US Army bring taught how to detect and disarm mines, France, 13 Jul 1944An American locomotive was transferred from SS Seatrain Texas, Cherbourg, 13 Jul 1944, to replace one of the many destroyed during the Allied invasion of Normandy, photo 1 of 2
An American locomotive was transferred from SS Seatrain Texas, Cherbourg, 13 Jul 1944, to replace one of the many destroyed during the Allied invasion of Normandy, photo 2 of 2British and American troops join with residents of Courseulles-sur-Mer in Bastille Day ceremonies at the town’s War Memorial. Courseulles-sur-Mer was the first town in Normandy to be liberated by the Allies.
An American locomotive was transferred from SS Seatrain Texas, Cherbourg, 13 Jul 1944, to replace one of the many destroyed during the Allied invasion of Normandy, photo 2 of 2British and American troops join with residents of Courseulles-sur-Mer in Bastille Day ceremonies at the town’s War Memorial. Courseulles-sur-Mer was the first town in Normandy to be liberated by the Allies.
US Army soldiers and jeeps on their way to the front lines, Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944US Army soldiers seeking shelter, Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944
US Army soldiers and jeeps on their way to the front lines, Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944US Army soldiers seeking shelter, Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944
View of the bocage country near Hill 32 and near Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Basse-Normandie, France, circa Jul-Aug 1944American M10 Wolverine tank destroyer firing near Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944
View of the bocage country near Hill 32 and near Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Basse-Normandie, France, circa Jul-Aug 1944American M10 Wolverine tank destroyer firing near Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944
American military convoy moving through Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944Three dead German soldiers laying on a road near Sainteny, Normandy, France, 16 Jul 1944; note Volkswagen-made Schwimmwagen vehicle and two American soldiers in background
American military convoy moving through Saint-LĂ´, France, Jul 1944Three dead German soldiers laying on a road near Sainteny, Normandy, France, 16 Jul 1944; note Volkswagen-made Schwimmwagen vehicle and two American soldiers in background
2nd Lieutenant P.H. ShuppCommanding officer Lieutenant Fathergill of B Squadron, 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, UK 34th Tank Brigade cleaning a BESA machine gun with two other members of his Churchill tank crew, France, 17 Jul 1944
2nd Lieutenant P.H. Shupp's US Army engineers disarming a mine found under docks at Cherbourg, 17 Jul 1944Commanding officer Lieutenant Fathergill of B Squadron, 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, UK 34th Tank Brigade cleaning a BESA machine gun with two other members of his Churchill tank crew, France, 17 Jul 1944
Dock facilities destroyed by the Germans before the city was captured by the Allies, Cherbourg, 17 Jul 1944Trooper E. McGuiness, gunner of a Churchill tank of B Squadron, 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, UK 34th Tank Brigade in France, 17 Jul 1944
Dock facilities destroyed by the Germans before the city was captured by the Allies, Cherbourg, 17 Jul 1944Trooper E. McGuiness, gunner of a Churchill tank of B Squadron, 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps, UK 34th Tank Brigade in France, 17 Jul 1944
Two waterfront gantry cranes that were destroyed by the Germans during their demolition of CherbourgATO Owl entered Cherbourg harbor, France, towing two barges loaded with engineer equipment, 18 Jul 1944; she was the first ship carrying supplies to enter Cherbourg harbor after Allied victory
Two waterfront gantry cranes that were destroyed by the Germans during their demolition of Cherbourg's harbor facilities, 17 Jul 1944ATO Owl entered Cherbourg harbor, France, towing two barges loaded with engineer equipment, 18 Jul 1944; she was the first ship carrying supplies to enter Cherbourg harbor after Allied victory

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